My 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 4.7 liter sounds like a bus when driving it.

75

Asked by Sep 10, 2012 at 02:54 PM about the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 4.7 liter. At about 192,000 miles, I lost about 2 or 3 mpg, and it started to sound like a bus or a jet engine under the hood, and it seems to lose some power when it does this.  I changed the clutch fan (it was bad), and the truck was back to normal for about 6 months until it started again.  I have changed the clutch fan again, and now it does it almost all the time.  Before I changed the clutch fan this time, I would get going, and everything would get back to normal, and it didnt do it all the time, but since I changed the clutch fan this last time (4 days ago), it does it all the time, even at 70 mph!!  Please help me!!  
Also, this is not related to the above, but this last trip it developed a rather noticeable shake at about 55 mph, but it doesn't go away at higher speeds, just is not as bad.  I feel it in my seat, not the steering wheel.  Thanks

3 Answers

1,315

Try shocks and a muffler

25

A VERY GOOD CHANCE YOUR TORQUE IS ALMOST PLUGED GET IT CHECKED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!SOON!!!THIS WILL DAMAGE THE ENGINE

25

PLEASE EXCUSE US WE MENT CATALISTIC CONVERTER PLUGGING UP. SORRY HAD 2 QUESTIONS GOING AT SAME TIME BONEFREE

Your Answer:

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 9,370 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    7,050
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,710
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    6,290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,415 Great Deals out of 207,421 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,765 Great Deals out of 155,363 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 2500
161 Great Deals out of 4,837 listings starting at $2,200
Used GMC Sierra 1500
749 Great Deals out of 61,489 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Tundra
438 Great Deals out of 39,519 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota Tacoma
432 Great Deals out of 48,711 listings starting at $2,994
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
501 Great Deals out of 39,752 listings starting at $2,590
Used Dodge Dakota
84 Great Deals out of 3,087 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang
256 Great Deals out of 38,498 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
571 Great Deals out of 38,557 listings starting at $1,243

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 104 listings starting at $3,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.